Awards and Grants
1971 Prize-winner, Sculpture, New Signatures;
1974 Prizewinner, Graphic Art and Drawing, New Signatures;
1974 Best Student Teacher Award in art graduate course;
1995 Received a grant from Anglo American Chairman's Fund to facilitate exhibition costs for BLIND ALPHABET ABC at Johannesburg Biennale; Received a research grant from the Foundation for the Creative Arts to continue work on BLIND ALPHABET PROJECT; Nominated for the Alumnus of the Year Award by Technikon Witwatersrand.
1996 South African representative for the Sao Paulo Biennale;
1997 Winner of the FNB Vita Award for Art;
1998 Awarded the Ludwig Giess Preis fur Kleinplastik by the LETTER Stiftung, Cologne, Germany;
1999 Gauteng Arts Culture and Heritage Award for Visual Art;
2000 Aardvark prize as top artist at the Aardklop arts festival, Potchefstroom.
2001 Recipient of an honorary medal for Visual Arts, Sculpture from the SA Academy for Science and Art; Winner of the Helgard Steyn Award for Sculpture.
2005 With Ogilvy SA, winner of the Golden Loerie Award as well as the D&AD Global Award.
2008 Honorary Doctorate, University of Johannesburg.
1983 Silver medal, Comrades Marathon;
1984 Silver medal, Korkie Marathon.